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Mayflower Summer Rye | Mayflower Brewing Company

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197 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mayflower Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States
mayflowerbrewing.com

Style: Rye Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.80%

Availability: Summer

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Added by Patrick on 06-25-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,211
Reviews:
68
Ratings:
197
pDev:
16.1%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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5
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Ratings: 197 |  Reviews: 68
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3.34/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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4/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3/5  rDev -15.3%

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4.02/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

A: As dull and straw colored as it gets. Stunning clarity. Healthy rocky white head retains forever. Aggressive clumpy lacing.

S: Lemon and orange zest, grassy, oily hops, dusty yeast with traces of yeasty Belgian spice, crackery malts and some spicy rye. A complex and interesting aroma combination, especially for a beer so small.

T: Floral and oily hops. Citrus rind lemon/lime sort of thing going on too. Some lightly musty yeast. Crackery pilsner malt and spicy rye form a light but vocal base. Absolutely bone dry. Oily hops, rye, and dusty yeast on the finish.

M: Very light bodied. Thin but with a slight firmness of feel. Vigorous carbonation makes all the difference and brings an aggressive crispness that really amplifies the refreshing qualities of the beer.

O: To just call this summer rye is a bit misleading. It's really more of a well-hopped Belgian table beer. I'd push that angle more than the rye angle. A lot of people feel that rye is coarse and a bit less approachable than other grains, so to put that in people's minds first is a mistake in my opinion. They should also play up the fact that it is a beer of true session abv. Get that right on the label somewhere, it's a big selling point these days. At any rate this is a pleasant and crushable little beer that would be equally at home pairing in the early stages of a fancy multi-course meal as it would in your hand after a hot day of lawn mowing. Perfect pairing partner for almost any light salad, ceviche, or other such things.

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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

an insanely pale beer, almost white in color, looking more like a Berliner than anything else, hazy and yellow, like its all wheat, but there is some substantial rye under the lace airy white head. nose shows some mild spice and plenty of malt heft for its color, and the flavor agrees. spicy from the rye, cracked white pepper earthiness and a dried fruit aspect as well. some wheat in here too though, there has to be. carbonation and body are both up for how light it is, and the rye is the dominant flavor, although not out of balance. I may prefer a moderately larger hop plan for this thing, give it a finish, but I must admit this is extremely unique as a session beer with the hops so mellow. its refreshing but a little filling I found, but still appropriate in hot weather. I like how pale it is, lets the rye show though really brilliantly. my first mayflower beer has me keen for more from them, and that's always a good sign. on tap at the farmhouse burlington

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4/5  rDev +13%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

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Mayflower Summer Rye from Mayflower Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.54 out of 5 with 197 ratings
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